Ancient Philosophy

Women Philosophers in Ancient Greece and Rome

Who were some important women philosophers from antiquity?

Although they probably are but the tip of an iceberg, Themostocles, Theano of Crotona, Diotima of Mantinea, Aspasia of Miletus, Aesara of Lucania, Phintis of Sparta, Perictione I, Theano II, Hypatia of Alexandria, Ascepigenia of Athens, and Arete of cyrene deserve specific mention.


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